IN-HOUSE FIELD TECHNICIAN

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Preferred Hiring Terms

Full-time Employee

Location(s)

Georgia

SOUTHEAST GEORGIA - COAX SPLICING / NODE SPLITS / ACTIVE BALANCING / FIBER SPLICING

Starting Date

ASAP

Pay Rate & Details

DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE - COMPETITIVE WAGE - HEALTHCARE AND 401K AVAILABLE

Qualifications

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED - MUST HAVE VALID DRIVERS LICENSE - MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK, MOTOR VEHICLE CHECK AND DRUG TEST

Other Requirements

MINIMUM 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH COAX SPLICING, ACTIVE BALANCING AND KNOWLEDGE OF SIGNAL METERS - KNOWLEDGE OF SPECTRUM ANALYZER AND TDR/OTDR IS A PLUS - ABILITY TO WORK LONG HOURS, NIGHTS AND DAYS WHEN NEEDED AND UNSUPERVISED - ABILITY TO LIFT 75 LBS

Job Description

Seeking system maintenance technician with ability to upgrade and/or make repairs of the hybrid fiber coax network (HFC), including all of its associated equipment.

Read and accurately interpret system/network design maps. Verify as built documentation; compare findings in the field with existing documentation and report findings following local process

Install and replace HFC physical plant network components such as coax, actives, passives, grounding systems, pedestals, riser guards, conduit etc., according to technical specifications

Troubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC and DC elements of the forward and reverse plant

Operate company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain stock and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies

Adhere to company, industry, local, state and federal regulations and standards, as applicable

Optimize HFC optical nodes

Set up amplifier (unity gain) and complete distribution sweep (frequency response)

Perform other duties as requested

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward and professional manner
Ability to work independently
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
Ability to dig in all types of soil to bury cable
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position
Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)
Ability to use hand tools, test tools and web based tools
Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections

WORKING CONDITIONS
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Work and travel in inclement weather

Contact Information

RESUME IS REQUIRED AND CAN BE EMAILED TO - Email
Listed: 1/4/2019
Expires: 4/4/2019